Baktria, Indo-Greek Kingdom

500.00

1 in stock

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Description

Antialkidas Nikephoros, circa 130-120 BC. AR drachm, 2.45 gr., 19 mm.

Obv: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ ΑΝΤΙΑΛΚΙΔΟΥ; diademed and draped bust of Antialkidas to the right.

Rev: Karoshti legend: maharajasa jayadharasa Amtialikidasa; Zeus Nikephoros enthroned to the left, holding Nike with wreath on his outstretched right hand; to the left: protome of elephant to the right, below throne: monogram.

Ref: Bopearacchi 9A; Mitchener 275b. Ex Giessener Münzhandlung 89 (1998), lot 301.

Nearly extremely fine.

A beautiful and realistic portrait of Antialkides